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Microbiology testing consists of a wide array of techniques for the detection of infectious diseases:
The appearance of infectious diseases in new places and new hosts, such as West Nile virus and Ebola, is a predictable result of climate change, says a noted zoologist affiliated with the Harold W. Manter Laboratory of Parasitology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Patients Can Now Be Removed from Respiratory Isolation Following One or Two Negative Xpert MTB/RIF Results SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb.
Company presents data from research studies at ASM Biodefense conference this week PINE BROOK, N.J., Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Elusys Therapeutics, Inc.
Sensor fingerprint a new paradigm enabling rapid detection of resistant strains in culture MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb, 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Specific Technologies, developer
NEW YORK, Feb.
The microbes that call the New York City subway system home are mostly harmless, but include samples of disease-causing bacteria that are resistant to drugs--and even DNA fragments associated with anthrax and Bubonic plague--according to a citywide microbiome map published today by Weill Cornell Medical College investigators.
Mark Crislip’s collection of infectious disease anecdotes, Puswhisperer, is available now in print and electronic form.
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Hepatitis A, caused by hepatitis A virus, is an acute infectious disease of the liver that is transmitted person to person by ingestion of contaminated food or water or through direct contact with an infectious person. Millions of people are believed to become infected with HAV every year. The incubation period is two to six weeks and on average is 28 days. In less developed countries the HAV is usually contracted in early childhood. Clean water helps to decrease contraction of HAV. In 90%...
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